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By Antoni Moore, Igor Drecki

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The e-book contains a suite of chapters with regards to learn provided on the 4th nationwide Cartographic convention GeoCart'2008, which was once held in Auckland, New Zealand on September 1st to third, 2008. The convention is counseled through the overseas Cartographic organization (ICA). The publication gives you a consultant, invaluable and well timed number of leading edge study within the fields of cartography and geovisualisation, with contributions from top researchers world wide. every one bankruptcy has been reviewed by means of 3 overseas specialists. The publication contains sections on illustration, selfish Cartography, Geovisual Exploration of Uncertainty and Terrain, and internet Mapping. The accompanying CD comprises color maps, animation and interfaces.

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If there is an improvement overall, this would contribute to an enhanced situational awareness on the part of the user (mariner) in relation to the tasks that they have to do (hydrographic operations and general nautical navigation), “… [awareness] of what is happening around you and understanding what information means to you now and in the future” (Endsley et al. 2003, p 13). g. Nielsen 1993; Hackos and Redish 1998) can indicate whether such awareness is being fostered. However, the inability of the 3D view to show all the viewable information at one time has to be taken into account.

The functions belonging to the groups “map manipulation” and “explorative data analysis” were rated to be very useful and desirable by the subjects; in particular the modification of colours. g. g. “graphics” or “explanatory texts”). 5 for example, shows a possible extension of the functions enabling the choice 14 J. Cron, S. Wiesmann and L. Hurni of colour, shape, size and arrows, as well as an optional extension for displaying statistical information (“diagrams”). It would also make sense to further develop the idea of user- and system-oriented functions in this extended “Smart Legend Power Tool” environment.

Additional key navigation information needed to be identified and designed. This included the design of beacons, light houses, leads, and other principal marks. 4). g. 4a, b and c). Gold et al. (2004) drew from IHO standard Electronic Navigation Charts for the design of their symbols for A User-defined Virtual Reality Chart for Hydrographic Surveying 31 navigational features such as bouys, lights and underground rocks. 6). b c a Fig. 4a. IALA Port Beacon, b. Real Port Beacon, c. 3D Port Beacon Fig.

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